High-Risk Deliveries & NICU

Neonatal Intensive Care Units at Baptist Health

Being told that your pregnancy is high-risk can raise a host of questions and concerns. At Baptist Labor & Delivery Centers, we understand. We offer comprehensive, state-of-the-art care for high-risk pregnancies and newborns who need a higher level of care. Our team of dedicated nurses, physicians and specialists provide the expertise and advanced services required for high-risk deliveries and neonatal care.

Our maternal-fetal specialists are highly skilled in caring for women with high-risk pregnancies and their newborns. They will work closely with you and your primary OB to provide the best possible care for you and your baby. They may additionally work with any specialists your baby may need, such as pediatric cardiologists, pulmonologists or neurologists.

Neonatal Intensive Care Units at Baptist Health

Being told that your pregnancy is high-risk can raise a host of questions and concerns. At Baptist Labor & Delivery Centers, we understand. We offer comprehensive, state-of-the-art care for high-risk pregnancies and newborns who need a higher level of care. Our team of dedicated nurses, physicians and specialists provide the expertise and advanced services required for high-risk deliveries and neonatal care.

Our maternal-fetal specialists are highly skilled in caring for women with high-risk pregnancies and their newborns. They will work closely with you and your primary OB to provide the best possible care for you and your baby. They may additionally work with any specialists your baby may need, such as pediatric cardiologists, pulmonologists or neurologists.

What You Need to Know About High-Risk Pregnancy

There are some complications that can cause a pregnancy to be considered high risk. Some may be related to pre-existing conditions that you had before becoming pregnant, while others may have developed during pregnancy or delivery. A high-risk pregnancy requires special precautions and additional monitoring.

Some factors that may lead to a pregnancy being considered high-risk include:

  • Genetic issues found through prenatal testing
  • Diabetes
  • Heart conditions in mother or baby
  • Multiple birth
  • Past complications with miscarriages
  • Premature labor
  • Premature birth
  • Advanced maternal age (35 or older)

Neonatal Intensive Care Units at Baptist

You can have peace of mind knowing that your baby is in good hands at our labor and delivery centers.

Baptist Medical Center South/Wolfson Children’s Hospital features a Level II NICU with 14 beds, offering advanced care for newborns with problems expected to resolve quickly.

Babies with more critical or specialized needs can receive high-level care at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville/Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s Level III NICU, which provides the highest level of intensive care designated in Florida. This includes comprehensive care for infants of all sizes with critical illnesses, respiratory support, sustained life support, and advanced imaging.

Our NICU units are staffed with an unparalleled team of neonatal nurses, neonatologists and maternal-fetal specialists, 24 hours a day. We provide critical care for babies with various conditions.

These include but are not limited to the following conditions:

  • Premature birth
  • Respiratory distress syndrome
  • Perinatal asphyxia
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  • Persistent pulmonary hypertension
  • Sepsis
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What You Need to Know About High-Risk Pregnancy

There are some complications that can cause a pregnancy to be considered high risk. Some may be related to pre-existing conditions that you had before becoming pregnant, while others may have developed during pregnancy or delivery. A high-risk pregnancy requires special precautions and additional monitoring.

Some factors that may lead to a pregnancy being considered high-risk include:

  • Genetic issues found through prenatal testing
  • Diabetes
  • Heart conditions in mother or baby
  • Multiple birth
  • Past complications with miscarriages
  • Premature labor
  • Premature birth
  • Advanced maternal age (35 or older)

Neonatal Intensive Care Units at Baptist

You can have peace of mind knowing that your baby is in good hands at our labor and delivery centers.

Baptist Medical Center South/Wolfson Children’s Hospital features a Level II NICU with 14 beds, offering advanced care for newborns with problems expected to resolve quickly.

Babies with more critical or specialized needs can receive high-level care at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville/Wolfson Children’s Hospital’s Level III NICU, which provides the highest level of intensive care designated in Florida. This includes comprehensive care for infants of all sizes with critical illnesses, respiratory support, sustained life support, and advanced imaging.

Our NICU units are staffed with an unparalleled team of neonatal nurses, neonatologists and maternal-fetal specialists, 24 hours a day. We provide critical care for babies with various conditions.

These include but are not limited to the following conditions:

  • Premature birth
  • Respiratory distress syndrome
  • Perinatal asphyxia
  • Persistent pulmonary hypertension
  • Sepsis
View Baptist South
View Baptist Jacksonville

Book Your Maternity Suites Today

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Book Your Maternity Suites Today

Visit us for a complimentary tour of one of our Baptist Medical Center Labor & Delivery Centers.

Choose Your Location